December 20, 2022

WECA grant fund injection will help us scale up community solar

We are excited to have been awarded a £560,000 grant from the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) to help turbo charge our portfolio of community […]
November 24, 2022

Supporting our community this winter with Bristol Energy Network

A good cooperative works to support the local community. This winter will be one of the toughest for many, particular for low-income households, due to energy […]
October 6, 2022

Microgrid Foundry flying high

In 2019 Bristol Energy Coop, along with partners CEPRO and Chelwood Community Energy, established the Microgrid Foundry. Its aim was to establish a replicable way of […]
July 4, 2022

Thanks to all our investors!

Our eighth share offer closed this week, and wow, what an achievement. Over the course of six months, 478 people came together to raise a staggering […]
March 16, 2022

Weston-super-Mare going green with “Curry and Conversation” workshops

They say the way to one’s heart is through their stomach. This might explain the brilliant success of the Curry and Conversation workshops set up by […]
March 8, 2022

4 fantastic women working in community energy

International Women’s Day provides an important moment to celebrate the fantastic women working in community energy. Diversity within the sustainability industry has been described as “shocking”, […]
October 26, 2021

We’re hiring again!

Could you be our new General Manager? This is a new full-time role. We’re seeking an experienced General Manager who’s committed to making a positive environmental […]
September 30, 2021

UK energy in crisis: it’s time to deal with the elephant in the room!

Energy companies going bust. “Insulate Britain” protestors closing down the M25. What’s going on? A lot – and not enough. The UK energy system is a […]
August 31, 2021

Tackling transport

BEC believes we can only address the climate emergency if we work closely with others. That’s why since 2016 we’ve led on the development of Zero West  […]